13th ICC New York Conference on International Arbitration: Conference

13th ICC New York Conference on International Arbitration: Conference

Event Description

28 September marks the 13th ICC New York Conference on International Arbitration. A “must attend” for arbitration professionals who want to keep up to date on the latest arbitration developments in North America. This conference will offer not only a line-up of top-class speakers, topical discussions and relevant news, but also an excellent opportunity to network.

Event Schedule

Conference programme

09:00 – 09:30 Introduction & Welcome Remarks

09:30 – 10:00 Keynote Speech

10:00 – 11:15 Spotlight North America: Developments Affecting the Hemisphere

– Overview of the changing legal landscape including recent legislative changes and noteworthy case law

– ISDS reform and implications

11:15 – 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:00 Efficiency is Money: Techniques to Improve International Arbitration

– Arbitrators’ mandate to streamline proceedings and appropriate limits to tribunal’s authority

– Role of counsel and clients to ensure expeditious resolution of dispute

– Expedited procedure provisions and Emergency arbitrator procedures

– Issues related to taking of evidence

– Bifurcation and summary dispositions

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 15:30 A Debate: Freedom of Choice vs. Assurance of Expertise

– Should arbitrators be required to undergo formal training to acquire certain qualifications?

– To what standard should arbitrators be held?

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:15 A Tale of Two Perspectives: In-house Counsel – External Counsel Dialogue

What clients want counsel to understand vs. what counsel wish clients would consider

– Protecting companies’ confidential information

– Judicial interference risks

– Ability to collect

– Factors considered when choosing counsel and arbitrators

17:15 – 17:30 Closing Remarks

17:30 – 19:30 Cocktail Reception

 

 

 

 

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Sep 28, 2018

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New York University School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York NY 10012

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